Crossandra undulifolia yellow

Common Name : Yellow Crossandra, Yellow firecracker flower Botanical name : Crossandra undulifolia yellow Family : Acanthaceae Foliage : Evergreen, simple Used for : Garland


Order - Lamiales

Genus - Crossandra

Life Cycle - Perennial

Leaves - Dark green, glossy, oval-shaped, 5 to 12.700cm long

Flowers - Small, Showy, bright yellow color, unusually shaped, asymmetrical petals, clustered, prominent bracts, tube-like stalk

Fruits - Green, Black, brown color

Height - 30.48cm to 91.440cm

Spread - Up to 91.440cm wide

Flowering Season - All year round

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, partial shade, well drained, fertile soil, normal soil, average water, water daily

Good For - Specimen plant, tropical garden, pots, borders, garden beds, houseplant, cottage garden, containers

Type - Small evergreen subshrub

Tamil - Manjal kanakambaram

Hindi - Yellow Aboli, priyadarsha

Special Feature - Heat tolerance

Attracts - Butterflies , Dragonflies, Insect pollinators

Synonym - Crossandra infundibuliformis, Crossandra undulifolia, Crossandra infundibuliformis 'lutea'

Crossandra infundibuliformis 'lutea' Plant & Foliage
Crossandra infundibuliformis 'lutea' Plant & Foliage

Yellow crossandra flowers
Yellow crossandra flowers

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Kavery river, Srirangam, Trichy, Tamilnadu, South India, India

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